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Library Training Events

Library training - March 2023 to May 2023

If you would like further information on training from the AFBI Library please get in touch.

The AFBI Library can provide individual or small group training covering search strategies, using databases, bibliometrics and EndNote. We also welcome any queries you may have on copyright and Open Access.

We can also run any of these sessions at a time that suits you. 


Introduction to the Library (30 mins)

Delivered via WebEx, this session is ideal for new AFBI staff and students. Register for this event and:

  • Meet with AFBI Library staff
  • Find out more about AFBI Library and how we can help your research
  • Learn how to navigate the AFBI Library website
  • Take a look at how to find books, journals and articles via the Library catalogue and Article Search
  • Get a comprehensive overview of the Library's key resources and services

Once you have registered for this session you will be sent a course invite.

Thursday 16th March 10.00am to 10.30am
Thursday 20th April 10.00am to 10.30am

Introduction to EndNote

Delivered in-person and via WebEx, this course is suitable for new EndNote users or for those who would like a refresher on using EndNote to support their research output.

 Course content includes:

  • Creating and backing up an EndNote library
  • Creating and importing new references from a range of resources relevant to Biological Sciences
  • Organising your references and managing your library
  • Using EndNote’s Cite While You Write plugin to automatically create citations and bibliographies within Word
  • Working with referencing styles
  • EndNote Online/Syncing/Sharing

Once you have registered you will be sent a course invite.

Tuesday 28th March 2.00pm to 3.00pm
Thursday 18th May 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Finding Literature using Web of Science

Delivered in-person or via WebEx, this session follows covers the following:

  • Creating a literature search strategy
  • Applying your search strategy to the Web of Science database
  • Utilising bibliometrics and cited references
  • Saving your search and setting alerts
  • Exporting results to EndNote

Once you have registered you will be sent a course invite.

Wednesday 5th April 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Open Access, Bibliometrics and Incites

Delivered in-person or via WebEx, this session covers key tools and resources available that can assist your research: 

  • Finding journal quartiles
  • Open Access options
  • Tools to help you publish 
  • Incites research benchmarking tool

Once you have registered you will be sent a course invite.

Wednesday 3rd May 10.00am to 11.00am